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Immigration Reform: Deciphering Fact From Fiction
Democrats and Republicans Have Taken Liberties With the Truth This Election Cycle
Katrina Pols Weather Legacy of Storm's Trials
Hurricane Katrina remains significant not only for the devastation it wrought across the Gulf coast but as a test of leadership and mettle for an entire class of elected and appointed figures at all levels of government. It was a defining moment for mayors, governors, state and national lawmakers,
Despite Scandals Vitter Easily Wins Primary
ABC News' Amy Walter reports: A topsy-turvy political primary season took a more predictable turn today as establishment frontrunners easily won primary contests in Louisiana and West Virginia. It's important to note that the frontrunners had decided financial advantages. And,...
Vitter Overcomes Scandal in Louisiana GOP Senate Primary
ABC News' Amy Walter reports: In his first electoral test since prostitution scandal and revelations -- first reported by ABC News -- that he employed a staffer who pled guilty to abusing his girlfriend, Sen. David Vitter easily won a...
Gulf Oil Spill Politics Spreads Across Country
As BP promises progress on the oil spill , the political maneuvering set off by the catastrophe continues to flow through to campaigns around the nation. In states directly affected by the spill, many incumbent politicians have seized on the opportunity created by this crisis. "They've used it to
Senator David Vitter Calls Case of Violent Aide Old News
Louisiana Senator Brushes Off Questions About His Decision to Retain Staffer After Arrest
Vitter's New GOP Challenger Says ABC News Report On Violent Aide Helped Spur Primary Bid
Chet Traylor Says Women 'Concerned' About Senator's Record and Ex-Aide Brent Furer
Did Vitter Aide Bill Taxpayers for Trips to Court?
Report Says Troubled Senate Aide Flew From DC to Louisiana Just in Time for DWI Trials
The Note's Must-Reads for Friday, June 11, 2010
The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News Desk Assistants JAYCE HENDERSON, CARRIE HALPERIN, GEORGIA DAWKINS,...
The Latest from the down on the Gulf
Will the latest strategy to conatin the leak work and is it time for new leadership at BP?